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What is Community Acupuncture?

What is Community Acupuncture?

<span class="light">What</span> is Community Acupuncture?

While most Acupuncturists see one patient per hour at an average of $65-$175 per treatment, the Community Acupuncture model is where the Acupuncturist sees several patients per hour in a common area. This format allows us to treat our patients at a much more affordable rate while still providing optimal services. It also allows you to come in with your family or friends and receive treatments together.

The Community Acupuncture Movement was created by several acupuncturists in Portland, Oregon at a clinic called Working Class Acupuncture as a creative response to the economic inaccessibility of health care in the United States.

You will receive your acupuncture treatment in a quiet peaceful room at the same time as other patients. After a brief consultation where we will go over your chief health complaint and health history, you will lay on a comfortable recliner and we will gently insert tiny, one-use, sterile needles into your scalp, legs, feet, arms, hands and face. You will spend the rest of your treatment relaxing or even sleeping in your recliner.

What to expect on your first visit.

<span class="light">What</span> to expect  on your first visit.

Come to your appointment wearing comfortable, loose clothing. It is best to have eaten something beforehand. Your first visit will involve filling out some paperwork, so arrive 5-10 minutes early. There will be an initial interview by one of the acupuncturists to determine your diagnosis. Then you will lie back in a reclining chair as needles are inserted. They may be placed anywhere on your body, including your ears!

We use sterile, one-time use needles that are so thin you barely feel them. You will rest with the needles for 20-30 minutes. Once they are removed, you are welcome to stay and enjoy a cup of tea. Often you will feel very relaxed, even euphoric. It is best to take it easy for the next couple hours after a treatment. Depending on what you are being treated for and how long you have had the condition, we will recommend follow-up visits.

Private sessions are available

<span class="light">Private</span> sessions are available

For those who may not feel comfortable receiving treatment in a group setting, we offer private acupuncture. Our clinic boasts two private rooms, where we perform acupuncture, massage and facials. Family Room's acupuncture sessions usually last about an hour.

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